Yuri is a native of Japan with a deep and abiding love for air-cooled American motorcycles. She has never driven a car or ridden a scooter, but has ridden a hard-tail 1979 Shovelhead custom from one side of the USA to the other. Yuri’s first bike was a 1993 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy, which is not the easiest motorcycle in the world to learn on, and she recently moved to the United States and ordered a new custom from Hog Killers. These images are the work of the talented Lanakila MacNaughton. Via Silodrome.
Harley-Davidson Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has announced the opening of a brand new showroom for its iconic motorcycles in Fujairah, UAE, under the auspices of Khalifa Al Masood the owner of the local dealership Abdulla Al Masaood & Sons Motorcycles LLC. The two day opening ceremony, held on the 27th and 28th of February 2014, saw VIPs and members of the media attend on the first day, with motorcycle aficionados and Harley-Davidson fans flocking in the day after. Live bands entertained attendees at the grand opening, which drew 150 bikes and 200 attendees over two days. There were activities for children, and a showcase of some of Harley-Davidson’s best selling motorcycles. A celebratory cake was cut and a commemorative plaque put up. The new showroom is located near KM Trading in Moh’d Bin Mattar Road, Fujairah. Abdulla Al Masaood & Sons Motorcycles LLC, operating under the umbrella of Al Masaood Group, is Harley-Davidson’s third fully value added dealership in the UAE.
It is a cold and miserable day in February of 2014 at the Motor Cycle News, British Custom bike Championships and Motorcycle show in London Docklands at the Excel centre. Shaw Speed & Custom are present with three custom builds on the Harley-Davidson UK stand, two bikes with Mag Europe who look after Roland Sands and Performance machine for the UK and Europe, and three other custom bikes sitting together representing Shaw Speed & custom with a bike built for a prolific British Super bike Champion, and two Rough Craft style Guerrilla bikes based on Sportsters a brand that has worked with SS&C over the past years. It’s a busy show for the team and is the start of another extremely busy year for the Custom wing of the UK Based dealer Shaw Harley-Davidson. Two bikes sit in the Modified Harley-Davidson championship Class, Shaw Speeds focus, and the result is a win for the team with one of their latest customer builds the 1200 Cross, the prize presented by the legendary bike builder Fred Krugger, with their other entry taking the runner up award. Continue reading →
The Gentleman 39 was a motorcycle that like the Martini Scramblers was built purely for the Speed Shop as an example of their creativity and what can be created with the Softail chassis. The bike is based on a new Harley-Davidson Blackline, the team wanted to build a super special bike that would have elements of the 1930s/40s with todays build quality. Continue reading →
Written by Tim Holdup for Pipeburn
In the world of custom motorcycles fresh new shops and builders are forever surfacing globally. Standing out is somewhat paramount to success and first impressions are crucial to get the ball rolling in your desired direction. Without further adieu, meet ‘NADIA’, she is an intriguing, hand-crafted rigid tail Harley Davidson 883 Iron. NADIA is the debut build from TJ Moto, a small custom bike studio located in New Delhi, India – and from the looks of things, it won’t be their last. Continue reading →
Shaw Speed and Custom teamed up with Bell & Ross watches to develop a one-off custom motorcycle based on FXSTB Softail Nightrain – the Bell & Ross inspired Nascafe Racer. Shaw Speed & Custom’s approach for Bell & Ross was to build a bike that was inspired by the watchmakers’ vision on performance, accuracy, and engineering. SS&C’s brief was to build a bike that reflected how the master watchmakers develop and assemble their watches. Continue reading →